Go to the Devil and Shake Yourself (3)

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X:1 T:Go to the D___l and Shake Yourself B:Cooke's Selection of the Present Favourite Country Dances B:for the Year 1796 (No. 4) R:Jig Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion M:6/8 L:1/8 K:G D|G2A B>AB|G2E E2G|F2A A>BA|F2D D2F| G2A B>AB|def g2f|edc B>AB|G2E E2:| |:e|d2B B>AB|d2B B2e|d2 B B>AB|G2E E2e| d2B B>AB|def g2f|edc B>AB|G2E E2:|]



GO TO THE DEVIL AND SHAKE YOURSELF [3]. AKA and see "Get Up Old Woman and Shake Yourself," "Irish Devil (The)," "Tickle Her Leg (with the Barley Straw)." Irish, English; Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. An early printing appears in Dublin musician and music publisher Bartlett Cooke's Cooke's Selection of the Present Favourite Country Dances for the Year 1796 (No. 4). Unrelated to "Go to the Devil and Shake Yourself (1)." The jig appears in the 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist musician John Rook of Waverton, Cumbria.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Bartlett Cooke (Cooke's Selection of the Present Favourite Country Dances for the Year 1796), No. 4. Ford (Traditional Music in America), 1940; p. 72. P.M. Haverty (One Hundred Irish Airs vol. 2), 1859; No. 113, p. 52. Hughes (Gems from the Emerald Isle), c. 1860's; No. 52, p. 13. Levey (First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland), 1858; No. 13, p. 6.

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